in order to spark a debate about foreign policy. his defense attorney seen here speaking to supporters today at fort meade described the army private as a young any eave soldier who thought he could make the world a better place. last month, julian assange defended him. >> a good man, the charges are political. cenk: who believes that bradley manning committed an act of espionage. five acts of espionage. who did he commit it with? who did he give the information to? the american people. how is that espionage? it's not like he gave it to the russians, the chinese. this is absurd, in sane. he's not guilty of aiding the enemy, not guilty of linking jen crypted video, but guilty of espionage, theft, according to this court martial. he's not going to get a life sentence, because that was aiding the enemy, but i still faces up to 136 years in prison. sentencing begins tomorrow, but he could get up to as many as 136 years. now let me drink in my panel, david sirota joins us, a syndicated columnist and author of i'll take over the uprising and back to our future. welcome to "the young turks."